The UAE team poses for a group photograph in Canada

The UAE team poses for a group photograph in Canada

UAE to host global meet on robotics

01 September 2021

The UAE is organising the International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC) for the first time in the Arab region, in Dubai from November 2 to 5.

The 38th edition of the event will see leading global industry players discuss and review the latest scientific and technological research related to the development of construction methods using robots and artificial intelligence (AI). The UAE won the right to host the major global event during its participation in the 36th session of the conference held in Canada, where the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure submitted the hosting bid in partnership and cooperation with the National Program for Artificial Intelligence, the Dubai Tourism Authority, the University of Sharjah, and  Geminos Commercial Information Services and Emirates scholar, winning the admiration and approval of the World Organization for Automation and Robotics in Construction and its member states.

Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, said: “The country’s hosting of the leading global conference in automation and robotics in the field of construction reflects its preeminent position in the field of AI, automation and robotics specifically in building and construction, and the world’s confidence in its ability to organise an event of such magnitude in this sector, which has witnessed significant growth in recent years.”

“Our hosting of this important event will contribute to strengthening the UAE’s leadership in the construction sector,” stated Al Mazrouei.

“This will also allow organisations and companies operating in this part of the world the opportunity to witness first-hand the latest trends in this field and employ them in creating and providing more innovative solutions,” he added.  

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